Several current and former Trump administration appointees (inc. Rick Perry) promoted sales of nuclear power plants to Saudi Arabia despite repeated objections from H.R. McMaster and other Nat'l Security Council Members.
** Pres signs Space Directive 4, outlining policy framework for establishing the US Space Forc@VPe, said it will help US to be as dominant a power in space as it is on Earth. Acting DefSec Shanahan says the order will help deliver US capability in space better, sooner and faster.
.@jguaido on #Venezuela’s future: “We’re very close to our freedom … we must continue making progress. We’re very hopeful, and we’re very close to achieving our objectives, our goals, and democracy.” #TrishRegan
A single clothes wash can release up to 700,000 microplastic fibres, many of which end up in the ocean. In one study, a third of fish collected in one sample from the English Channel had synthetic pieces of plastic in their gut
Goldman Sachs: Among European currencies, we are overweight cyclical currencies, including the Polish zloty which we expect to benefit from monetary tightening. These exposures are held versus the euro, which we expect to remain weak given low Euro area policy rates.